In an earlier hearing, we heard from Dr. Gary Ritter, ring leader at the Office for Education Policy, who brought to the table a "survey" that turned out to be riddled with logical fallacies. You may recall his dig at parents, oh so politely referring to them as "the fringe":
This week one of the panelists, Randy Zook, decided to take this ridiculous sentiment to the next level...because what if the parents that are against Common Core are just too stupid to help their kid with homework? Educating children is the "teacher's job" and parent's have no responsibility...right? Let me just tell you that I fell out of my chair when I heard him say what he said:
Don't think that I don't welcome the input of people like Dr. Ritter and Mr. Zook, but if they are going to come to the table swinging in an attempt to intimidate concerned parents, they are not welcome in my book.